Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 195 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 33.51% 19.71% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.36% 25.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 39 8
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -23.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £334 £300 £413
90th Percentile £460 £420 £570
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -23.00% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £17.00 -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 522 216 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.69% 78.83% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 126 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £100
90th Percentile £500 £425 £525
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +16.20% +9.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.15 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -2 191 £413 +7.14% 1
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 157 (80.51%) Java
2 132 (67.69%) Finance
3 105 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 102 (52.31%) Banking
5 92 (47.18%) OO
6 79 (40.51%) Data Structures
7 77 (39.49%) Functional Programming
8 71 (36.41%) Investment Banking
9 60 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 53 (27.18%) SQL
11 45 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 45 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 44 (22.56%) Spring
12 44 (22.56%) TDD
13 37 (18.97%) Waterfall
14 36 (18.46%) CSS
15 35 (17.95%) Oracle
15 35 (17.95%) Hibernate
16 34 (17.44%) MVC
16 34 (17.44%) Backbone.js
17 33 (16.92%) DB2
18 32 (16.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (15.90%) XML
20 30 (15.38%) RDBMS
20 30 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
21 28 (14.36%) Unix
22 25 (12.82%) Web Services
23 24 (12.31%) Spring Integration
24 22 (11.28%) Linux
25 21 (10.77%) JUnit

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 18 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.03%) JBoss
4 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) npm
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 33 (16.92%) DB2
3 30 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
3 30 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.05%) Big Data
7 3 (1.54%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (1.03%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.03%) Redis
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Power BI
9 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (10.77%) JUnit
2 19 (9.74%) Cucumber
2 19 (9.74%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.74%) Grunt
2 19 (9.74%) Jasmine
3 17 (8.72%) Bower
4 14 (7.18%) JIRA
5 11 (5.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.59%) Hudson
6 7 (3.59%) Selenium
7 4 (2.05%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.03%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.03%) Gradle
8 2 (1.03%) JBehave
8 2 (1.03%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.03%) Mockito
8 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (67.69%) Finance
2 102 (52.31%) Banking
3 71 (36.41%) Investment Banking
4 18 (9.23%) Front Office
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (76.92%) Developer
2 138 (70.77%) Java Developer
3 96 (49.23%) Senior Developer
4 95 (48.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (33.85%) Agile Developer
5 66 (33.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 64 (32.82%) Senior Agile Developer
6 64 (32.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 63 (32.31%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 63 (32.31%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 15 (7.69%) Tester
9 9 (4.62%) Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.10%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.59%) Manual Tester
11 7 (3.59%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (2.56%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
14 3 (1.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 44 (22.56%) Spring
3 36 (18.46%) CSS
4 35 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 34 (17.44%) Backbone.js
6 32 (16.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (15.90%) XML
8 25 (12.82%) Web Services
9 24 (12.31%) Spring Integration
10 21 (10.77%) RESTful
11 20 (10.26%) JSP
11 20 (10.26%) REST
12 18 (9.23%) Ajax
12 18 (9.23%) Struts
13 17 (8.72%) Gherkin
14 15 (7.69%) JSON
14 15 (7.69%) WebSockets
15 13 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
16 10 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (4.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (40.51%) Data Structures
2 18 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.21%) Virtual Team
4 11 (5.64%) User Experience
5 10 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.56%) Equities
7 5 (2.56%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.05%) Derivative
9 3 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.03%) STB
11 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.36%) Unix
2 22 (11.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 92 (47.18%) OO
3 77 (39.49%) Functional Programming
4 44 (22.56%) TDD
5 37 (18.97%) Waterfall
6 34 (17.44%) MVC
7 21 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.74%) Microservices
9 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 14 (7.18%) Scrum
12 13 (6.67%) Information Security
13 11 (5.64%) Functional Testing
13 11 (5.64%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (5.64%) Project Management
14 9 (4.62%) Analytics
15 8 (4.10%) Data Analytics
15 8 (4.10%) ETL
15 8 (4.10%) Manual Testing
15 8 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (80.51%) Java
2 60 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 53 (27.18%) SQL
4 13 (6.67%) Python
5 8 (4.10%) Ruby
6 5 (2.56%) C#
7 4 (2.05%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.18%) Degree
2 9 (4.62%) ISEB
2 9 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.18%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (17.95%) Oracle
2 13 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.62%) HP
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.51%) Nokia
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) Sybase